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one bullet. it's not a machine gun. and it's popular because it is a versatile rifle that is used by literally millions of law-abiding people for hunting. it's only good for deer. it wouldn't be powerful enough for something larger. but for hunting, for self defense and for target shooting. >> ifill: congresswoman. what i wanted to say is the gentleman used the word apolitical. let's be real. this is one of the most political issues we have. the national rifle association in many ways owns the united states congress. spending over $7 million in the 2010 election cycle, close to $3 million on its lobbying activities. it says that it will score legislation, meaning it will rate legislators on how they vote. any kind of a crazy bill, even one that says in bankruptcy $3,000 worth of weapons will be protected, passed the house of representatives with over 300 votes. the threat that the national rifle association says that worked. any kind of rational debate about gun safety legislation... >> ifill: let me ask mike dimock about that. i'm curious as to whether this debate boils down to t
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